The weather held up beautifully - blue skies and sunshine…at
least until 2pm when rescue groups & vendors all got soaked tearing down our tents.
But that's okay. It was worth it.
The results are in!!!
But first, we want to thank everyone
who made this day so special!
We thank the wonderful organizers at Community Centre 55 for putting on such a great event!
We thank our fellow rescue groups for making a little Rescue Village of
We thank Karen the Dog Tailor for joining our booth raising more support for our beagles with the sale
of her adorable personalized doggy bandanas!
And we thank the talented Elizabeth Abbott for joining us too and
sharing the proceeds of a few sales of her new book - "Dogs and Underdogs"!
And of course, we thank all of YOU!
Whether you attended Slobberfest or you sent your pledge to one of our Official Walkers
--- you made this day PERFECT!
Speaking of our Official Walkers, we thank all of you for collecting pledges on behalf of our homeless howlers!
Grad, Honey-Apple, with Deanna!
Laura-Bell, with Kelly!
The lovely and talented
Lilly, with Lorna!
Carol and the ever notorious
Karen and BOB Miracle Beagle, Dukey
(Walking in the West!)
and Tommy in spirit thanks
to his devoted mom, Shereen, who raised money again in his memory
We also thank the BYOB members
who came out in support of our Walk with their beagles!
We enjoyed all of your company and even reunited with BOB Grad Wesley and his new little beagle sister!
Pencil came out too with his fabulous family and enjoyed a dip in the lake!
are all so important to this cause, but only ONE Walker could win Top Walker!
Congratulations to Shereen
in memory of her Tommy for once again raising the most pledges with a whopping total of
Not only did Shereen win the Grand Prize - a beautiful orthopaedic doggy bed courtesy
of GLOBAL PET FOODS - but she donated it back to our rescue!
Guess who will be enjoying that new bed?
than Darla upon her arrival to our rescue family tomorrow afternoon!
The time has come to announce the TOTAL MONIES raised for this year's BEAGLE WIGGLE WALKATHON!
Between merchandise sales, donations & pledges…
Now you may recall, we raised over twice as much last year at WOOFSTOCK but Fear Not!
We received a little more support from other sources just around the same time…
Saturday's BEAGLE WIGGLE
WALK led us to GLOBAL PET FOODS' door!
Store Owner and avid supporter of animal rescue groups, Donna,
and her staff were anxiously awaiting our arrival!
goody bags for all our Walkers!
And they had a couple cheques for
The cheques represented the monies they raised for our Beagle
Rescue from their SHOW US YOUR HEART Campaign back in February!
Those cheques amounted to
The day before the Walk, a cheque came in my mailbox.
It was a United Way cheque representing contributions
made by employees of various participating companies.
That cheque amounted to $755.91!
And finally, with our announcement
of Canada Helps' "Great Canadian Giving Challenge" throughout the month of June,
a $1,000 donation from one of our supporters
and a $25 donation from another supporter the day after that!
Keep them coming throughout June, beagle friends! Every dollar represents a chance
for us to win $10,000!
Yep, as far as we're concerned,
our Spring event was a HUGE TAIL-WAGGIN' SUCCESS!
If you add it all up, we've raised a Grand Total of
a way to kick off the Summer!